An avowed techie enjoys slowing down and taking in crumbling buildings, faded western towns and colorful freight engines from the window of a train from Albuquerque to New York City.
The train company is "exploring options" to boost its bandwidth from 10 Mbps to 25 Mbps, which would make it fast enough to stream videos and download big files.
CNET's Amanda Kooser relives the long-ago days of luxury ocean liner travel aboard the modern Queen Victoria, where white gloves meet Wi-Fi.
Commentary: A slow rail journey from Albuquerque to New York City gives Crave writer Amanda Kooser plenty of time to contemplate how trains fit into a world where so many people prize velocity.
Turning its back on traditional paper-and-punch tickets, Amtrak has launched a new program which turns tickets into mobile barcodes.
In yet another example of the proliferation of iOS-based devices in our world, Amtrak has decided to issue its train conductors iPhones to be used as electronic ticket scanners.
Measure passes by a 3-2 vote, paving the way for lifting the ban. Ultimately though, the Transportation Department gets final say.
A woman flees to Mexico, perhaps in the belief that she won't be caught there. Her confidence reportedly spills over into a tweet. It is misplaced.
This week's Ask Maggie explains why Wi-Fi on the go is so frustratingly slow, and delivers some good news about the launch for the Motorola Droid Bionic.
The league will allow iOS users to get their paperless tickets and redeem them at 13 ballparks.